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Fruitcake Bars

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 1 hr 35 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 20 servings
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Enjoy these fruitcake bars made with Pillsbury® sugar cookies – a perfect dessert for Christmas.

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons bourbon or brandy
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8
teaspoon ground allspice
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2
cup chopped pecans
1/2
cup chopped pitted dates
1/2
cup chopped mixed candied fruit

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir in flour, bourbon, cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg until well blended. Stir in pecans, dates and candied fruit. Press in pan.
  • 3 Bake 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 1 hour. Cut into 5 rows by 4 rows.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir in flour, bourbon, cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg until well blended. Stir in pecans, dates and candied fruit. Press in pan.
  • 3 Bake 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 1 hour. Cut into 5 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

Bourbon or brandy lends traditional fruitcake flavor to these bars. If you don’t have it on hand or prefer to leave it out, substitute 1 teaspoon brandy extract and omit the flour.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
0%
Saturated Fat
2g
0%
Sodium
70mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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